This kanji has kunyoumi or japanese readings of: ちい、こ、お、or さ, and it has an onyoumi or chinese reading of: ショウ. This character has the meanings: little, or small. This character began as three small dots and over time evolved into the character we see now. Our example sentence is: 小犬が好きです。ちいさいいぬがすきです。I like small dogs.

Grade Kun On Meaning Strokes Example Sentence
JLPT N5 ちい、こ、お、さ ショウ little, small 3 小犬が好きです。


I like small dogs.